Cuba reports 38 Covid-19 new cases

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As of the close of yesterday, October 18, 2,639 patients were admitted to hospitals for clinical epidemiological surveillance, of which 462 were suspected, 1,828 under surveillance and 349 confirmed.

For COVID-19, 6,508 samples were studied, resulting in 38 positive samples. The country accumulates 749,924 samples and 6,258 positive ones (0.83%), therefore, at yesterday’s closing, 38 new cases were confirmed, with an accumulated of 6,258 in the country.

The 38 diagnosed cases are Cuban, 37 are native and one is imported. Of these, 32 (84.2%) were contacts of confirmed cases, five (13.2%) with no precise source of infection and one (2.6%) with a source of infection abroad.

Of the 38 confirmed cases, 18 (47.4%) are female and 20 (52.6%) are male.

Of the 6,258 patients diagnosed with the disease, 349 (5.6%) remain confirmed, 341 (97.7%) with stable clinical evolution. It is reported 127 deaths (two of the day), two evacuated, 12 discharges of the day, 5 thousand 780 recovered patients (92.4%), three critical and five severe.

 

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